ACCESSION NO.: 21534
Colchicine treatment of Saazer (USDA
Unknown, identical to Saazer (USDA 21077)
SITE: USDA-ARS World Hop Cultivar Collection, OSU East
Greenhouses (genotype could not be maintained in the field).
Institute for Hop Research, Wye College, England, Dr. Peter
Darby, hop breeder
RECEIVED: December 8, 1988
RECEIVED: Rooted baby crowns from softwood cuttings
USDA Annual Report for Hop Investigations for 1988, pp. 34, 36.
COLOR: Dark green
Downy Mildew: unknown, probably moderately resistant
free of all hop viruses following heat treatment and meristem tip
culture at Wye College, England
Very poor, could not be maintained in a field location
LENGTH: 6-16 inches
ACIDS: 2.4% (see 1989 USDA Report, p. 89)
STABILITY: Unknown, probably very similar to Saazer (USDA 21077)
Unknown, probably identical to Saazer
TRAITS: Tetraploid, useful for developing triploid Saazer-type
hops; reddish stems.
OTHER INFORMATION: Used for crosses between selected males in 1990, made at Corvallis, Oregon. About 200 seedlings from four different crosses yielded a number of genotypes that were very similar to Saazer in appearance and chemistry but had higher yield potential. They are now grown in the 1991 nursery at the OSU East Farm.